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Turkish TV Series Under Fire for Anti-Semitic Storyline

A fictional Turkish television series is causing great concern in the Jewish community there with its storylines depicting Theodor Herzl intending to establish a Jewish state extending from the Euphrates to the Nile and a Jew attempting to assassinate Sultan Abdul Hamid II.

Journalist and writer Dr Theodor Herzl (1860-1904), who founded the modern political Zionist Movement advocating the return of the Jewish nation to Palestine, and thus instigated the eventual creation of the state of Israel. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Spanish Town That Changed Anti-Semitic Name Hit By Plague Of Vandalism

 An ancient Spanish town that voted to change its name because it was deemed anti-Semitic has come under attack from extremist groups who have daubed the town’s signposts and buildings with offensive right-wing symbols and messages protesting the change. Castrillo

A Star of David is visible among the ornamentation at the Brodyer Synagogue at the ordination of new Rabbis Shlomo Afanasev and Moshe Baumel on August 30, 2010 in Leipzig, Germany.